1982 Greased Gremlin

I was attempting to get the original casting of the Malaysia-made Greased Gremlin from 1979 when I landed this one on eBay. It was only after I received it in the mail that I realized it was the Hong Kong version from 1982. Still, I was very happy with the condition of this Super Modified AMC Gremlin.

IMG_8466IMG_84671982 | 2502 | Greased Gremlin | red with blue, white, yellow trim | Hong Kong | blackwalls

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  1. […] One of the things I enjoy about collecting blackwall-era Hot Wheels, is that – compared to redline-era cars – it is much easier to find mint or near-mint versions at a reasonable price. For example, when I went to eBay to find the 1979 Greased Gremlin, the car I scored was in such great shape that it looked like it was fresh out of the blister. The problem was, it was only after I had it in my hands that I was able to inspect it closer and discover that it was not actually the 1979 first-casting, but the Hong Kong variation from three years later. You can see that car here. […]

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